We have put together a list of words that are similar to OVERCOMPENSATE.

7 Alternative Words Similar to overcompensate

1 Cover Verb      Synonym Words Like Cover
2 Compensate Verb      Synonym Words Like Compensate
3 Correct Verb      Synonym Words Like Correct
5 Redress Verb      Synonym Words Like Redress
6 Right Verb      Synonym Words Like Right
7 Makeup Verb      Hypernym Words Like Makeup

7 definitions of overcompensate

1 to make excessive corrections for fear of making an error.
2 make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
3 make excessive corrections for fear of making an error
4 To engage in overcompensation.
5 To pay (someone) too much; compensate excessively.
6 To do an excessive amount in one area in an effort to overcome a perceived lack in another area.
7 To provide excessive pay or reward for work performed.
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